Visiting our website

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to provide a more personalised experience make websites work more efficiently and provide information to the owners of the site.

When someone visits our site we collect standard log information to monitor visitor behaviour and find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This helps us to make the site better.

We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting either of our websites and will not try to associate the data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie
Google Analytics

Name
_utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz

Purpose
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The cookies enable us to collect information a variety of non personally identifiable information, including the pages visited, the time spent and the origin of the request (nearest PoP).

Most web browsers allow control of cookies through the browser settings or by using a special mode like Incognito mode in Google Chrome. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org.

To find out more about the new law governing the use of cookies, visit ico.org.uk.

Applying for a job

  • The details you submit will be held solely for the purposes of considering your application and enabling us to contact you.
  • All processing is handled internally. We will not pass your details onto anybody else.
  • We do not use any form of automated decision making.

Access to information

  • Access to personal data will be strictly limited to the HR team and staff directly involved in the decision-making process for the vacancy you’re being considered for.

Storage of data

  • All our data is stored on servers in the UK. We use encryption, have strong password policies and use two-factor authentication wherever possible.
  • We hold electronic copies of CVs and covering letters for two years from receipt. Printed copies will be shredded as soon as the recruitment process for that vacancy is complete.
  • Your name, email address, position applied for, and outcome of your application will be stored in our database indefinitely for our records and to streamline any future recruitment process.
  • Your emails, and any attachments they contain, may be held by our email service provider for longer. If you object to this, please send us your CV by post to the address below instead. This will not affect your chances of success.

All enquiries about data handling, subject access requests (SARs) and requests for deletion should be addressed to “The data controller” and sent to the address at the bottom of this page. Requests may take up to 28 days to process.